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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Even with NCAA bid assured, Terps set sights on winning Big Ten tourney

    Even with NCAA bid assured, Terps set sights on winning Big Ten tourney
    Any uncertainty surrounding the postseason outlook for Maryland's men's basketball team is nearly gone. The eighth-ranked Terps (26-5) enter the Big Ten Conference tournament as the hottest team in the field, having won seven straight, including a...
  • Freshman Aubrey Dawkins rewarding Michigan for giving him a chance

    Freshman Aubrey Dawkins rewarding Michigan for giving him a chance
    Aubrey Dawkins believed he could play at this level. So did his father, Johnny, the former Duke star and head coach at Stanford. But few college coaches were enamored with Dawkins, even though he's 6-foot-6, bright, shoots it well and has a 39-inch...
  • As Big Ten quarterfinal nears, Terps should prefer to play Northwestern over Indiana

    As Big Ten quarterfinal nears, Terps should prefer to play Northwestern over Indiana
    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon said Tuesday in College Park that there was a benefit to not knowing which team his second-seeded Terps would be playing in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament Friday until Thursday night....
  • Women's lacrosse notes: Coaches' creativity is one reason for more parity

    Women's lacrosse notes: Coaches' creativity is one reason for more parity
    The early season in Division I women's lacrosse has featured more than a few eye-opening performances from teams battling to break into a Fort Knox of traditional powerhouses. Among them: Southern California taking Northwestern to overtime, Marquette...
  • Freshman Bryant McIntosh a natural floor leader for Northwestern

    Freshman Bryant McIntosh a natural floor leader for Northwestern
    For an article in the New Castle (Ind.) Courier-Times, a reporter covering the annual Steve Alford basketball camp asked 6-year-old Bryant McIntosh to name his favorite player. "Jimmy Chitwood," the boy answered. Chitwood was the hero who hit the...
  • 5 things Northwestern needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament

    5 things Northwestern needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournament
    1. Beyond the arc awareness: Indiana made nine 3-point shots in the first half against Northwestern in the last game. "We have to do a good job defensively defending the 3-point line," NU coach Chris Collins said. "Fortunately for us they went cold in the...
  • Big Ten awards, tournament predictions

    Big Ten awards, tournament predictions
    BIG TEN AWARDS Teddy Greenstein All-conference: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin; D'Angelo Russell, Ohio State; Dez Wells, Maryland; Yogi Ferrell, Indiana; D.J. Newbill, Penn State Player of the year: Kaminsky Frosh of the year: Russell Team of the...
  • Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh part of impressive Big Ten freshman group

    Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh part of impressive Big Ten freshman group
    The Big Ten is loaded with talented freshman guards this season, including Ohio State's sensational D'Angelo Russell (19.2 points per game), Maryland's Melo Trimble (16.1), Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. (15.8) and Northwestern's Bryant McIntosh (11.4)....
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking) 1. Wisconsin (28-3, 16-2; 1): The Badgers remained the class of the conference from the first game to the last. Up next: Winner of Illinois-Michigan in Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. 2. Maryland (26-5, 14-4; 2): The...
  • A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule

    A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule
    With the regular season complete, the Maryland men's basketball team now turns its attention toward its first Big Ten Conference tournament, which will be held Wednesday through Sunday at the United Center in Chicago. The No. 2-seeded Terps have...
  • National lacrosse roundup: Denver men defeat Notre Dame, 11-10, in OT

    National lacrosse roundup: Denver men defeat Notre Dame, 11-10, in OT
    From Sun staff reports Zach Miller scored the tying goal with 1:19 left in regulation, and then the winner with 3:18 to go in overtime to lift the No. 4 Denver men's lacrosse team over visiting No. 3 Notre Dame, 11-10. Miller and Maryland transfer...